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Richard’s Reserve Club

Richard’s Reserve Club

With an annual production of only 2,800 cases, Richard’s Reserve Club membership is the best way to ensure that you will receive these limited-production Amapola Creek wines and benefits. Membership is limited to 300.

Benefits of Membership

  • Receive four shipments per year (February, April, September, and November).
  • Choose a 3-bottle or 6-bottle selection.
  • Cost of each shipment varies, but averaging about $150 (3 bottles) and $290 (6 bottles) over the course of four annual shipments.
  • Ground shipping is included in the cost of each shipment.
  • Reorder the current club shipment within 30 days, and shipping is included.
  • Receive exclusive club wines including our Petite Sirah from the Monte Rosso Vineyards and an Estate Rose Cuvée.
  • Complimentary annual private tasting for up to six guests ($150 value).
  • You pay no fee to join, and you may cancel any time after you receive your first shipment. Simply choose a club option above and fill out the form. We will take care of the rest.

Here’s how it works

We will send you a mixed selection of wine to your home or office four times per year. Belonging to Richard’s Reserve Club guarantees you will receive a selection of these artisan wines. Regardless of which club option you choose, the cost of each shipment will reflect your preferred membership price and includes the price of shipping. The amount will be charged to your Visa, MasterCard, or American Express card at the time of shipment.

SEPTEMBER 2016 RRC CLUB SHIPMENT (Ships September 19, 2016)

Amapola Creek by Richard Arrowood has been built on a solid foundation of making wines of "quality without compromise”. But there is no resting on one’s laurels, even after a career that started in 1965 and continues 50+ years later.

Our September 2016 Richards Reserve Club selection features our flagship 2013 Amapola Creek Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine epitomizes our commitment to offering you the very best of our efforts. Wine critic Robert Parker, Jr., awarded this wine 96 Points in The Wine Advocate, March 2016.

The nose on this wine opens with a luscious dollop of blackberry and red, juicy plum. Swirl the glass once or twice, and you will start to uncover darker fruit notes of blackcurrant and a bare hint of pomegranate, accented with subtle notes of oak and toasted vanilla.

Take a sip, and the first thing you will notice is a firm acidity that opens quickly onto dark black fruit with just a touch of anise. As your first impression fades, you will find deeply structured tannins that fill the palate, underscoring a finish redolent with chocolate, blueberry preserves, and aged cedar.

This wine evolves marvelously over the course of a glass, growing bigger and bolder as it takes in the air. The tannins unfold and show the excellent maturity of the grapes as they were brought in from the vineyard, and the fruit characters gain in intensity, building to an intricate finish that lasts for many minutes. RRC Club Exclusive Price $76.50 (Retail $90)